Monthly Archives: June 2015

On RCP8.5 and "the Business as Usual" Scenario – Different beasts not to be confused

This weekend I finally got the opportunity to read Dr. Matt Ridley’s recent essay “The Climate War’s Damage to Science” in the Quadrant Online. As a fellow Lukewarmer I try to keep abreast of Dr. Ridley’s essays and articles and … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change | 3 Comments

So do you really need an $8000 water treatment system in Langley?

I figure it is time for a change of pace post on this blog. For the last little while I have gotten into some relatively heavy technical stuff that has scared some of my most faithful readers (including my mom) … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Deconstructing the 100% Fossil Fuel Free Wind, Water and Sunlight USA paper – Part II What about those pesky rare earth metals?

My last post: Deconstructing the 100% Fossil Fuel Free Wind, Water and Sunlight USA paper – Part I Why no nuclear power? introduced my readers to the report in Energy & Environmental Science titled: 100% clean and renewable wind, water, … Continue reading

Posted in Fossil Fuel Free Future | 12 Comments

Deconstructing the 100% Fossil Fuel Free Wind, Water and Sunlight USA paper – Part I Why no nuclear power?

Last week there was quite a stir as a big report came out in Energy & Environmental Science titled: 100% clean and renewable wind, water, and sunlight (WWS) all-sector energy roadmaps for the 50 United States (100% WWS USA hereafter). … Continue reading

Posted in Fossil Fuel Free Future | 7 Comments

More on that "Toxic Benzene Plume"

Today’s blog post is intended to provide some further commentary on the “toxic benzene plume” from my previous blog post: Questions about the City of Vancouver May 27th Trans-Mountain Expansion Proposal Summary of Evidence. As readers of my blog know, … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Politics, Environmentalism and Ecomodernism, Risk | 2 Comments